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Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 2, 2022
Japan eyes enhanced tax collection from smartphone game providers
Japan is apparently aiming to enhance its tax collection in its bid to level the playfield for domestic and overseas game providers at a time when the industry has been booming.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 31, 2022
Workers leave China's biggest iPhone plant to escape COVID-19 curbs
Emergence of COVID cases saw the plant adopt a closed loop system, triggering unrest when the company shut cafeterias at the manufacturing site.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 26, 2022
Market for used iPhones is booming in Japan
The weak yen has pushed consumers to seek older, cheaper models, but that has also fueled concerns that the uptick in demand may inflate prices of used phones as well.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 23, 2022
Who gets the last word on Steve Jobs? He might.
Some historians are wondering if Steve Jobs' widow is trying to frame the legacy of her late husband, a complicated and transformational figure who was shadowed by his flaws.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Oct 16, 2022
Recipe: Apple wine old-fashioned
A fall tipple to make Johnny Appleseed proud.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 6, 2022
iPhone 14 the cheapest in Japan among 37 countries: survey
Experts said that Apple might have strategically kept the prices low in Japan where the company enjoys a high market share.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 28, 2022
Apple ditches iPhone production increase after demand falters
The electronics maker has reportedly told suppliers to pull back from efforts to increase assembly of the iPhone 14 family by as many as 6 million units in the second half of this year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 8, 2022
Apple unveils new iPhone and smartwatch with a focus on fitness
Apple unveiled the products at the Steve Jobs Theater on its campus in Cupertino, California, the first time it had held a product event there since 2019.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 7, 2022
How China has added to its influence over the iPhone
Apple is taking small steps toward India. But the production of its latest phone, set for introduction on Wednesday, shows how difficult it will be to make big changes.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Aug 23, 2022
China-bound ex-Apple engineer admits to trade secrets theft
Zhang Xiaolang, who was arrested in July 2018 on his way to catch a one-way flight to China, admitted to a single count of trade-secret theft at a hearing on Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Aug 16, 2022
Peloton, Calm and LinkedIn add to growing list of tech layoffs
According to Layoffs.fyi, a website tracking job cuts at startups and recently public companies, more than 37,000 positions were eliminated at 467 firms globally in the second quarter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / Commentary
Jul 21, 2022
Streaming is sadder now
A short explanation for this vibe shift: There has been a little loss of faith in the growth potential of streaming, and doubt has profound ripple effects.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 6, 2022
Apple tracking device found on police vehicle in central Japan
Police are alleging a crime organization planted an AirTag, a device marketed for use in locating personal belongings, on the vehicle to track the movements of investigators.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 1, 2022
Apple hikes iPhone and iPad prices in Japan after yen tanks
The tech giant has added as much as 25% to the cost of its mobile gadgets in the country, taking the iPhone 13's starting price up to u00a5117,800.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jun 14, 2022
U.S. bill to rein in Big Tech backed by dozens of small and big companies
The tech giants have said the bill would imperil popular consumer products and make it harder for the companies to protect their users' security and privacy.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
May 15, 2022
Baseball’s streaming push leaves fans scrambling to find games
Sports leagues and broadcasters are struggling to accommodate both streaming-savvy younger fans as well as older fans still tethered to traditional TV packages.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
May 11, 2022
End of an era: Apple discontinues its last iPod model
The company has announced that it will discontinue the iPod Touch, the last remnant of a product line that first went on sale in October 2001.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 12, 2022
Taiwan iPhone maker Pegatron suspends operations at two China plants
The company said it will maintain close contact with customers and suppliers and 'actively cooperate' with local governments to resume work as soon as possible.
Japan Times
CULTURE / TV & Streaming
Mar 26, 2022
'Pachinko': K-Drama in an American style
Min Jin Lee's best-selling novel about the harsh lives of Koreans living in Japan is turned into a glossy family saga for Apple TV+.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 25, 2022
New EU rules regulating U.S. tech giants likely to set global standard
Europe's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Thursday won backing from European Union members and EU lawmakers for her proposal, the Digital Markets Act, to reign in firms' powers.

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Later this month, author Shogo Imamura will open Honmaru, a bookstore that allows other businesses to rent its shelves. It's part of a wave of ideas Japanese booksellers are trying to compete with online spaces.
The story isn't over for Japan's bookstores